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The story of Adisesha

April 10, 2010

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Sesha was born to sage Kashyapa and his wife Kadru. Kadru gave birth to a thousand snakes, of which Sesha was the eldest. After Sesha were born Vasuki, Airavata and Takshaka, in order. A lot of Sesha’s brothers were cruel in nature and were bent upon inflicting harm on others. They were even unkind to […]

Adisesha

April 5, 2010

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Balarama was Sesha‘s incarnation, and so was Lakshmana. Sesha, earlier in his life was vexed by the evil acts of his brothers. Because of this distanced himself from them and his mother. What did his brothers do to bother him? How did Sesha end up supporting the earth on his hood?